Andrew Warren: Although a cap on residential energy bills is about to be introduced the Government is still determined not to take into account the benefit of falling energy consumption in our homes. Over the past decade overall household expenditure on energy has fallen by 4bn. Fuel Bills for the average British household are now #140 lower in real terms than they were in 2008. Since 2008 the amount of electricity and gas used by the average British household has fallen by 17% and 23% respectively. In a survey of 100 MPs two thirds thought erroneously that both energy demand and bills had increased since 2008.
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